Bharti Airtel collaborates with Intel for 5G network development in India

Jul 21 2021 04:28 PM
Bharti Airtel collaborates with Intel for 5G network development in India

 India's premier communications solutions provider, Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced a collaboration with Intel for 5G network development by leveraging virtual and open radio access network technologies and making indigenous solutions. Bharti Airtel and other telecom operators are at present conducting 5G trials in select cities across India.  The collaboration is part of Airtel's 5G roadmap for India as it transforms its networks to access its customers to reap the full possibilities of the hyper-connected world where Industry 4.0 to cloud gaming and virtual / augmented reality become an everyday experience.

As part of the collaboration, Airtel will deploy Intel's latest 3rd gen Xeon Scalable processors and other components across its network to build a foundation for rolling out wide-scale 5G, mobile edge computing and network slicing.

''Airtel is delighted to have Intel as a part of its rapidly expanding partner ecosystem for 5G. Intel's cutting-edge technologies and experience will contribute immensely to Airtel's mission of serving India with world-class 5G services. We also look forward to working with Intel and home-grown companies to unlock India's potential as a global 5G hub,'' Bharti Airtel chief technology officer Randeep Sekhon said.

Airtel is the first telecom operator in India to demonstrate 5G over a LIVE network and is conducting 5G trials in major cities.

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